Chapter 13. Fuel and Oil Properties and their Impact

  1. Philip P. Walsh BSc, FRAeS, CEng1 and
  2. Paul Fletcher MA (Oxon), MRAeS, CEng2

Published Online: 11 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470774533.ch13

Gas Turbine Performance, Second Edition

Gas Turbine Performance, Second Edition

How to Cite

Walsh, P. P. and Fletcher, P. (2004) Fuel and Oil Properties and their Impact, in Gas Turbine Performance, Second Edition, Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470774533.ch13

Author Information

  1. 1

    Head of Performance and Engine Systems, Rolls-Royce plc

  2. 2

    Manager, Prelim Design, Energy Business, Rolls-Royce plc

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 15 MAR 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632064342

Online ISBN: 9780470774533

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Keywords:

  • oil properties;
  • fuel;
  • combustion process;
  • atmospheric oxygen;
  • kerosene

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • The combustion process and gas turbine fuel types

  • Synthesis exchange rates for primary fuel types

  • Oil types and data base of key properties